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Petra Fisher of Men

And from there Jesus meets Peter and his brothers and chooses them to be Fisher of men. The Visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miami, Florida
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Super neat to see

It was amazing to see the historical site - remains of the church and then very nearby to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And from there Jesus meets Peter and his brothers and chooses them to be Fisher of men. The Visit was very moving seeing how close Peter's house was to the coast of Galilee and how close the synagogue was to Peter's house. Most interesting may...More

Thank EDominguezMIA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was amazing to see the historical site - remains of the church and then very nearby to see the historic site of St Peter’s home with a modern church built above it. You can actually see where Peter’s home expanded as he preached the...More

Thank CRMays
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A modern church that's built over ancient site. While inside the chuch it allows you to look down into the ruins below.

Thank Melisa V
Reviewed 27 June 2018

A modern church (elevated) and built over ancient site. Unique architecture. Church is sort of saucer shaped. Area is well maintained.

Thank Storyteller-N03
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Crowded all the time. Difficult to meditate inside the Church. The church is very modern and suits the current environment. Jesus would have been here and the excavations are well preserved. Difficult to photograph the excavations due to glass coverings.

Thank Anton E
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I've been here a couple of times and the main areas have always been extremely crowded with tourists so I'd recommend going really early in the day or much later to avoid the worst of the coach bus crowds if you are traveling by car....More

Thank Jewelsworld
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The house of Peter is believed to be the first Christian Church. The ruins around it are especially interesting and worth a long walk around.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The site where it is believed to have been Peter’s house (and where Jesus would have also lodged) can be found today between the sturdy pillars of the ultra-modern Catholic church which hovers over the excavation site.

Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed 28 May 2018

St. Peter is one of Jesus' apostles who denied Him three times when the people asked him if he knew Jesus. But Jesus forgave him and became His Rock. Visiting Peter's house and church reminded me that God always forgives. He never leaves us especially...More

Thank veronicaproulx
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This is a large compound which is an archeological site. The most prominent building here is a modern church that is built above some ruins which may have been Peter's house. From the church you can look down on the ruins of the house. Around...More

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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Assuming you mean the new church and not the 1st century house of Simon Peter, the architect was Ildo Avetta, a Roman Catholic who died just a few years ago. There's a link for more details, but Trip Advisor doens't like... More